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Le portail rinoceros d’informations sur les initiatives citoyennes pour la construction d’un autre monde a été intégré au nouveau site Ritimo pour une recherche simplifiée et élargie.

Ce site ( constitue une archive des articles publiés avant 2008 qui n'ont pas été transférés.

Le projet rinoceros n’a pas disparu, il continue de vivre pour valoriser les points de vue des acteurs associatifs dans le monde dans le site Ritimo.

Center for Human Rights and Environment (CEDHA)

Created in 1999, the Center for Human Rights and Environment (CEDHA) is a non-profit organization based in Argentina which aims to build a more harmonious relationship between the environment and people. Its work centers on promoting greater access to justice and guaranteeing human rights for victims of environmental degradation or non-sustainable management of natural resources and preventing future violations. To this end, CEDHA fosters the creation of inclusive public policy that promotes socially and environmentally sustainable development, through community participation, public interest litigation, strengthening democratic institutions, and the capacity building of key actors. The group’s work includes advocacy, research and publications and capacity building. Current focuses include ‘The Human Right to Water’ and International Financial Institutions. Site also available in Spanish.

Address: General Paz, 186 - 10mo. Piso, "A" Córdoba 5000 - Argentina
Phone: 54 351 425 6278

Development Alternatives Group

A non-profit organisation established in 1983, the group’s aim is to promote sustainable national development in India. The group has an Environmental Systems Branch (ESB), a Technology Systems Branch, Institutional Systems Branch and is also involved in Information Dissemination. The group seeks to design and promote sustainable development through programmes of economic efficiency, equity & social justice environmental harmony, resource conservation and self-reliance.

Address: 111/9-Z, Kishangarh, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi - 110070 - INDIA
Phone: 91 (11) 2613-4103, 2689-0380
Fax: 91 (11) 2613-0817

Global Response

Global Response (GR) is an Environmental Action and Education Network based in Colorado (US). It was founded in 1990, has today some 6000 members in 100 countries. GR organizes international letter-writing campaigns to help communities prevent environmental destruction (anything between the protection of sea turtles and ozone layer). GR takes action only when the requests come from the local grassroots and indigenous groups and empowers people of all ages, cultures, and nationalities to protect the environment by creating partnerships for effective citizen action.

Address : PO Box 7490, Boulder, Colorado, 80306 - USA
Phone: 303 444 0306
Fax: 303 449 9794
Email: erin AT

Global Witness

Founded in 1993, Global Witness campaigns to achieve real change by challenging established thinking on seemingly intractable global issues. We work to highlight the link between the exploitation of natural resources and human rights abuses, particularly where the resources such as timber, diamonds and oil are used to fund and perpetuate conflict and corruption.

Address: P.O. Box 6042, London
N19 5WP, United Kingdom
Tel. : +44 (0)20 7272 6731
Fax : +44 (0)20 7272 9425
Email :
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